Category Archives: travel in Ireland

O’Connell Street/Cassidy’s Pub

The Garden of Remembrance Brexit is on every newscast this week. Still, we have no idea what will happen, or when. I toast my Dublin Writers’ Group, The Ink Slingers.  It was great to be back with you.  Frank (Francis), … Continue reading

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Visit Dublin

Today’s walk took me up the road, in Warrenmount,  past the flower shop and St. Patricks Cathedral.  Flowers still bloom in gardens here. The spire of St. Patrick’s Cathedral points its nose above the shorter buildings. It’s said that Saint … Continue reading

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Exploring Dublin

Today’s visit is a quick one to the Chester Beatty Library, a place not to overlook when you’re in town, especially if you enjoy history. The library is adjacent to Dublin Castle. Outside the library, within the castle walls, is a … Continue reading

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Joyce and Sweny by Merrion Park

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Dublin August 2

First of all, I’m easily amused. Walking uptown past St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Johnathan Swifts final resting place, you’ll find the church itself, a lovely park, and best of all, gargoyIes. The Christ Church area is under construction and I  can’t … Continue reading

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A Month in Dublin Begins

An online Travel diary. Day one:  Sleeping in. finding the grocery shop. Getting familiar with Dublin 8. Day two: Today I went to the Chester Beatty Library, which is really more like a museum, and I took a tour—— and … Continue reading

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